Glossary of Educational Terms & Acronyms

aba Applied Behavior Analysis
ada Americans with Disabilities Act
add Attention Deficit Disorder
adhd Attention Hyperactivity Deficit Disorder
adi Autism Diagnostic Interview
ados Autism Diagnostic Observation Scale
ape Adapted Physical Education
asd Autism Spectrum Disorder
asl American Sign Language
at Assitive Technology
aut Autism ba Behavioral Aide
Board Certified Behavior Analyst
bd Behavioral Disorder
ber Behavioral Emergency Report
bip Behavioral Intervention Plan
bsp Behavior Support Plan
caa CA Alternate Assessment
caaspp CA Assessment of Student Performance & Progress
cac Community Advisory Committee
casp CA Association of School Psychologists
cahsee CA High School Exit Examination
ccs CA Children's Services
ccss Common Core State Standards
cde CA Department of Education
celdt CA English language Development Test
cfr Code of Federal Regulations
cico Check In / Check Out
cmh County Mental Health
coe County Office of Education
cota Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
cp Cerebral Palsy
csdr CA School for the Deaf, Riverside
db Deaf-Blind
dhh Deaf & Hard of Hearing
dll Dual Language Learner
dr Department of Rehabilitation
dtt Discrete Trial Teaching
ece Early Childhood Education
ed Emotional Disturbance
eha Education for All Handicapped Children Act
eis Early Intervention Services
ell English Language Learner
esd Extended School Day
esl English as a Second Language
esy Extended School Year
faa Functional Analysis Assessment
fape Free Appropriate Public Education
fba Functional Behavioral Assessment
ferpa Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act
fi Family Infant
hi Hearing Impairment
hi Hearing Impairment
ia Instructional Assistant
iaes Interim Alternative Educational Setting
id Intellectual Disability
idea Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
iee Independent Educational Evaluation
iep Individualized Education Program
ifsp Individualized Family Service Plan
iq intelligence Quotient
irc Inland Regional Center
isis Individual Student Information System
ipp Individual Program Plan
isp Individualized Service Plan
iwen Individual with Exceptional Needs
lci Licensed Children's Institution
ld Learning Disability
lea Local Education Agency
lep Limited English Proficient
life Linking Individuals, Family & Educators
lre Least Restrictive Environment
lsh Language Speech & Hearing
md Manifestation Determination
mh Multi-Handicapped mis Management Information System
mtu Medical Therapy Unit
nep Non-English Proficient
nclb No Child Left Behind
npa Nonpublic Agency
Nonpublic School
o&m Orientation & Mobility
oah Office of Administrative Hearings
ocd Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
ocr Office of Civil Rights
odd Oppositional Defiant Disorder
ohi Other Health Impairment
oi Orthopedic Impairment
osep Office of Special Education Programs
osers Office of Special Education & Rehabilitation Services
ot Occupational Therapy
pbis Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports
pdd Pervasive Development Disorder
Pervasive Development Disorder Not Otherwise Specified
pecs Picture Exchange Communication System
plop Present Levels of Performance
ps Program Specialist
pt Physical Therapy
pwn Prior Written Notice
rsp Resource Special Program
rtc Residential Treatment Center
rti Response to Intervention
sai Specialized Academic Instruction
sarb School Attendance Review Board
sbac Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium
sbe State Board of Education
scia Special Circumstance Instructional Assistance
sdc Special Day Class
sea State Education Agency
selpa Special Education Local Plan Area
sh Severely Handicapped
sld Specific Learning Disability
sli Speech Language Impaired
slp Speech Language Pathologist
slpa Speech Language Pathologist Assistant
sped Special Education
sst Student Study Team
sts Standards-Based Tests in Spanish
swis School-Wide Information System
tbi Traumatic Brain Injury
teacch Treatment & Education of Autistic & Related Communication Handicapped Children
tpp Transition Partnership Program
wai Workability I
wiao Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act